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  1. EKU Football Starts Summer With Mission Trip To HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    For the third consecutive year, select members of the Eastern Kentucky University football team took a mission trip to Haiti to serve with the Hands and Feet Project in Jacmel. The group left Kentucky on May 17 and returned to the States on May 23. This year, 20 players along with head coach Dean Hood and assistant coaches Garry Fisher and Jake Johnson took time out of their summer break to visit Haiti.

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  2. Six insanely cheap destinations for summer 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Six insanely cheap destinations for summer 2015 This summer, why not go where the prices are unusually cheap and the dollar is unexpectedly strong? Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1HyJTvS Istanbul: Since the biggest financial piece of your trip to Europe will likely be your flight, you'll save a ton by traveling to a destination with relatively lower ticket costs for those departing from the U.S. According to data from Hopper, Istanbul is one of the cheapest European cities to fly to this summer. Turkish Airlines operates direct flights to Istanbul from 12 destinations in the Americas.

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  3. Budget-friendly destinations for summer 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | USA Today

    Istanbul: Since the biggest financial piece of your trip to Europe will likely be your flight, you'll save a ton by traveling to a destination with relatively lower ticket costs for those departing from the U.S. According to data from Hopper, Istanbul is one of the cheapest European cities to fly to this summer. Turkish Airlines operates direct flights to Istanbul from 12 destinations in the Americas.

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  4. Soccer becomes a spiritual journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2012 | Daily News

    Millions of people around the globe profess a love for two great unifiers - God and soccer. Next month, a group of Kamloops youth is capitalizing on that cross-cultural commonality by combining spiritual faith with the beautiful game for a missionary trip.

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  5. Universal Orlando teams up with Royal CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | New York Daily News

    A trip to Universal Orlando coupled with a 7-day cruise on Royal Caribbean makes for a great family vacation Daily News writer Don Kaplan with his family: wife Alex, and daughters Lily and Zoey at Universal Orlando Resort. Traveling is sometimes stressful under ordinary circumstances, so adding small children - adorable creatures that can turn even the most routine moments into Mount Everest-sized challenges - can be tricky.

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  6. Brazilian Cities Unable to Cope with Wave of Haitian RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Rio Times

    The Brazilian federal government has suspended the transportation of Haitian immigrants from the Northern state of Acre to SA o Paulo city until a new plan for the relocation of these refugees has been found. On Tuesday, SA o Paulo city mayor, Fernando Haddad, complained that the city had not been informed that so many immigrants would be arriving in such a short period of time from Acre.

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  7. Voodoo devotees gather to worship the goddess of love and beauty in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Daily Mail

    Hundreds of former players sue the NFL accusing team officials of conspiring to push painkillers on them in a bid to keep them on the field Pilgrimage to Voodoo Waterfalls: Devotees gather to worship the goddess of love and beauty underneath sacred Haiti stream where thousands travel in search of good luck every year The sacred waterfall is about 150 miles north of the capital Port au Prince which has high levels of deprivation Some of the female revellers believe the 'sacred' waters will help them conceive a baby or cure an ill relative Every year thousands of voodoo devotees seek fortune in the goddess Erzulie at a sacred waterfall in a bizarre ceremony.

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  8. Dear God, Please Just Say No To Gov. Bobby JindalRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Common Dreams

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal yesterday announced he is praying over his decision whether to run for president. Yesterday he also issued an executive order yesterday supporting discrimination against marriages by Louisiana gay and lesbian citizens, minutes after a similar bill was overwhelmingly rejected by the Louisiana legislature.

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  9. God keeps landing us safelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Point Pleasant Register

    Our Faith Baptist congregation donated nearly $5000 to assist the ministries of the Lighthouse Baptist Church of San Fernando, Philippines, the Rev. Edwin Pabalan, Pastor.

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  10. Haiti's president to discuss slavery debt with French leader during visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  11. French president to make rare visit to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro, second right, shakes hands with French President Francois Hollande, while accompanied by Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, right, and an unidentified person, left, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, May 11, 2015. Hollande is the first French leader to visit the island nation in more than a century and also the first Western leader to travel to Cuba since the surprise announcement in December of a rapprochement between Washington and Havana.

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  12. French president to make rare visit to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Miami Herald

    French President Francois Hollande speaks at a Cuba-France business forum in Havana, Cuba, Monday, May 11, 2015. Accompanied by a group of top French business people, Hollande has become the first French president to visit Cuba since it became an independent country, using a one-day trip to build business and diplomatic relations five months after a detente between Havana and Washington.

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  13. Haiti to Uganda to Colorado: Eichengreen seeks intersection of community and economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Intermountain Jewish News

    " WHEN A villager opens a small shop in their rural area in Uganda, the shop might bring in about one to two dollars a day. If the shop grows, their profit might increase to four or five dollars a day," says Jacob Eichengreen, 24, vividly recalling the challenges facing rural East African villages.

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  14. Scripps volunteers prep for Nepal missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Having worked amid the rubble of Haiti's 2010 earthquake, nurse Debra McQuillen has seen her share of patients with crushed limbs, injured heads and festering infections arrive in droves seeking treatment. An impending trip to Nepal will likely deliver the same kinds of injuries but perhaps in a contrasting setting, she said.

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  15. Tourists to Visit Cultural Center of Haiti During Jacmel Getaway in May 2015 with My Haiti TravelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Bajan Reporter

    My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences, announced its second annual " Jacmel Getaway " cultural adventure to Haiti scheduled on Thursday, May 21 to Monday, May 25, 2015.The all-inclusive tour package will explore art, film and a taste of Caribbean life on an enchanting journey to the cultural center of Haiti. Scheduled during the Memorial Day weekend holiday in the United States, the "Jacmel Getaway" explores the vibrant town of Jacmel with a complete vacation package comprising a full schedule of activities targeting couples, singles and art lovers.

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  16. Truro resident continues to offer assistance for immediate needs in HaitiRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Truro Daily News

    The Truro resident's life changed when he responded to a call for help immediately after the 2010 earthquake. They needed a truck driver to transport emergency food, aid and medical teams to Haiti from the Dominican Republic.

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  17. Carson-Newman students to travel to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Carson-Newman students will run medical clinics in four churches, a school and a prison in Port au Prince. Associate Professor of Nursing Sue McBee and Kara Cabbage, a student going on the trip, talk about the opportunity and how it changes students' perc Carson-Newman students to travel to Haiti Carson-Newman students will run medical clinics in four churches, a school and a prison in Port au Prince.

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  18. Through the Wire with Marie Yolaine EusebeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    I got the chance to converse with Marie Yolaine Eusebe , a humanitarian, speaker and founder of Community2Community , a non-profit organization dedicated to building self-sufficient communities in Haiti ; and during our wonderful conversation, Eusebe discussed what inspires her to help others, the greatest obstacle she had to overcome, and why she considers herself a FireStarter . Read below and be inspired, one inspiring word at a time.

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  19. Documentary shares story of hope, givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Orange County Register

    Matt Fons, left, Ethan Matott, Doug Wekenman and Ryan Wekenman made a documentary based on their yearlong journey across the globe. In 2012, Ethan Matott, Matt Fons, Doug Wekenman and his brother Ryan Wekenman embarked on a trip around the globe with the goal of helping people who were most in need.

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  20. Heinz Awards to honor relief workers, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    Days after an earthquake rocked Haiti in January 2010, William McNulty logged on to his Facebook account in Washington, D.C., and read a posting from his friend, Jacob Wood of Los Angeles, who was seeking volunteers to travel immediately to the devastated Caribbean country to provide medical aid and assistance. Both men, former U.S. Marines, tapped their experience serving in Iraq and Afghanistan to recruit and direct a 60-member emergency response team - comprised mainly of veterans - which quickly established a base in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and provided disaster relief for 18 days.

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